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forebear definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a person from whom you are descended [syn: forebear, forbear]

Merriam Webster's

also forbear noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots), from fore- + -bear (from been to be) Date: 15th century ancestor, forefather; also precursor usually used in plural

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also forbear) (usu. in pl.) an ancestor. Etymology: FORE + obs. bear, beer (as BE, -ER(1))

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Forebear Fore*bear", n. An ancestor. See Forbear.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(forebears) Your forebears are your ancestors. (LITERARY) I'll come back to the land of my forebears. = forefather N-COUNT: usu with poss



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